Fatal shooting in Feltonville punctuates violent Tuesday in Philadelphia

Slide show above: Neighbors look on as police investigate after a man was shot to death inside a home late Tuesday afternoon in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

A 25-year-old man was shot and killed during a robbery reported shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday on Caskey Street, near West Wingohocking and North 5th Streets in the Feltonville section of the city. Police rushed the victim to Temple University Hospital but he did not survive.

In separate shootings reported Tuesday, one man was shot to death in a West Philadelphia incident that also sent another man to the hospital, and additional gunshot victims were reported in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.

According to investigators in Feltonville, three men approached the victim and his friends while they were sitting on the stoop in front of the home and announced a robbery, but one man fled inside, followed by the shooter who opened fire and struck him in the chest. Officials said cash and cell phones were taken during the robbery and that one fired shell casing was found in the living room.

CBS3, NBC10 and the Philadelphia Daily News also had reports.

UPDATEPolice have arrested two men and identified the victim in this incident as Moises Mora, 24, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.

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